Russell J. Sprague
(970) 221-2637

Practice Areas

Practice Emphasis:

Russell’s practice focuses on both transactional and litigation matters related to a variety of issues. He has particular emphasis in agricultural issues, but also has a broad practice that serves clients in both agricultural and non-agricultural sectors.  Russell’s transactional practice focuses on business transactions, business organization and structuring, real estate transactions, estate planning and probate and trust administration. His litigation practice focuses primarily on commercial/business issues, real estate, employment, franchise/distribution, and probate litigation.

Admitted to Practice:

United States District Court for the District of Colorado  
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit


University of Nebraska, J.D., with highest distinction, 2008
Colorado State University, M.A.
Colorado State University, B.A.

Other Experience/Achievements:

  • Named: 5280 Magazine 2022 Top Lawyers Denver
  • Law Clerk to Judge William J. Riley, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit 
  • Articles Editor, Nebraska Law Review
  • Order of the Coif